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I wrote this over a month ago. I wondered whether to publish it or not. I held onto it. But now – what the hell, here it is. Something deep and personal. Just in time for the new Year of … Continue reading
Hmmm, chocolate. And not just any chocolate – fine chocolate. I am privileged to share a guest food review post by I-Chun Liu, who is keen to share her experiences of Yu Chocolatier. Read. Drool. Enjoy.
Guest blogger I-Chun Liu introduces another Japanese noodle restaurant, this one featuring udon. And she is such a regular that the owner’s wife knows to prepare her ‘usual’ order.
I have heard that the hot summer months are one of the best times to enjoy Japanese buckwheat soba noodles. And I Chun-liu introduces us to a special soba place on Zhongshan North Road.
It is on again: save the date of 21 June. A year ago I shared the secret treasure trove that lies within the Salvation Army Charity Bazaar. You never know what you will find. But I always find a lot, and … Continue reading
Taiwan is becoming closer to South East Asia. I don’t mean that Taiwan is geographically moving, but there is greater intermarriage, investment, business links, and increasingly, fantastic South East Asian derived restaurants opening in Taipei and elsewhere on the island. I-Chun … Continue reading
Xiaolongbao – those tiny round dumplings that visitors to Taipei go ga-gaa about, that have made the Taiwanese Din Tai Fung restaurant chain legendary, and encouraged people to return to read this blog. I had always wondered how to make … Continue reading
You know a place is good when you eat lunch there and then decide to go back to the same venue at dinnertime.
Hold the date: the Taipei European School’s annual summer fair will be held on Saturday, 24 May. If you are decluttering ahead of a move home over the summer, or just need an excuse to clear space so that you … Continue reading